This Month in Lit Events: November 28-November 30th, + all of December

November 28, 2016

As everyone winds down for the holidays, so too does our literary event listings. Here's some parties and launches going on in the throes of 2016 that you can plan ahead for. This week in lit events will be back in 2017!

Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available on All Lit Up? Send the event details, including author, book, date, time, and address to  hello@alllitup.ca to be included in our listings.

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As everyone winds down for the holidays, so too does our literary event listings. Here's some parties and launches going on in the throes of 2016 that you can plan ahead for. This week in lit events will be back in 2017!

Are you hosting an event featuring an author whose titles are available on All Lit Up? Send the event details, including author, book, date, time, and address to  hello@alllitup.ca to be included in our listings.

Wednesday, November 30th

Toronto

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Pivot Readings at the Steady

Where: The Steady Cafe and Bar, 1051 Bloor Street W, Toronto, ON

When: 8pm

More information: Pivot closes down its 2016 with another equal pairing of poets and novelists: Adèle Barclay, Sheri Benning, Mat Laporte & Eric Beck Rubin. A couple of visitors from points west and a couple of local gentlemen. Goodbye, 2016. You were the worst and no one will miss you. Hosted by Jacob McArthur Mooney. PWYC (suggested: $5).

Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1810047009213944/

 

Thursday, December 1st

Montreal

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BannerYear @ LLP Soirée

Where: Librairie Bertrand, 430, rue St. Pierre, Montreal, QC

When: 6-8pm

More information: Linda Leith Publishing - Linda Leith Éditions has cooked up a seriously fun evening of readings, signings, food and libations, inspired by and drawn from, some of their 2016 offerings.

Please join LLP as they fete seven of their accomplished and inspiring authors and their #BannerYear books:

  • Martine Delvaux/The Last Bullet is for You
  • Jack Hannan/The Poet is a Radio
  • Elaine Kalman Naves/The Book of Faith
  • Peter Kirby/Open Season, and the first two books in the Detective Luc Vanier sereis, The Dead of Winter and Vigilante
  • Season
  • Felicia Mihali /La bien-aimée de Kandahar and the original title in English, The Darling of Kandahar
  • Karen Molson/The Company of Crows
  • Pascale Navarro/ Women and Power: The Case for Parity

 

Tuesday, December 6th

Toronto

TRB's Seasonal Affective Party

Where: Poetry Jazz Cafe, 224 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON

When: 7-10pm

More information: The Toronto Review of Books invites you to its first Seasonal Affective Party!
Please join us on December 6th for a very bright night of winterish commiseration and cheer, featuring five-minute readings of new and unpublished work by some of our city’s most talented writers, including Kerry Clare, Andrew Pyper, Trevor Corkum, and Catherine Graham. TRB Managing Editor and novelist Damian Tarnopolsky will be reading too, along with TRB Senior Editor and writer Kelli Deeth.
Stay on after the readings for drinks, music, and glorious TRB community hubbub. PWYC. We look forward to seeing you!

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1435123436501197/

 

Wednesday, December 7th

Toronto

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Taddle Creek Winter Launch

Where: The Paddock, 178 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON

When: 8-midnight

More information: Taddle Creek launches its 38th issue, with readings by Alex Pugsley, Russell Smith, and Souvankham Thammavongsa. Don't miss it!

Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1801133030125536/

 

Thursday, December 8th

Vancouver

East Vancouver Publishers’ Holiday Hootenanny!

Where: Pat's Pub, East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC

When: 5-9pm

More information: Talonbooks and friends invite you to the fifth annual East Vancouver Publishers’ Holiday Hootenanny! Join us on Thursday, December 8 between 5 and 9 p.m. at Pat’s Pub in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside.

There shall be drinks, there shall be snacks, and there shall be a bustling bunch of book-loving good company.

Make your book wish list and check it twice — then come stock up at the book table, where you’ll find all the latest offerings from Talonbooks, Anvil Press, Arsenal Pulp Press, Greystone Books, and New Star Books! Bonus for the night owls: stay later for some cheery karaoke.

Casual attire is in order, but sequins, festive baubles, ugly Christmas sweaters, etc. are encouraged.

 


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